Eugene Tauer

Eugene Tauer age 88 , of rural Morgan, MN died on November 18, 2020, at his home. 

Visitation was on Monday, November 23, 2020, at the St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield. 

Mass of Christian Burial was held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church on Monday at 2:30 p.m. 

The clergy was Father Garrett Ahlers. Interment was at the St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery in Springfield. 

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at  www.sturmfh.com. 

Eugene Tauer was born on August 1, 1932 to Sylvester and Mary (Zins) Tauer at their home in Clements, MN.  He attended St. Michael’s Catholic school in Morgan.  On April 10, 1951, Eugene was united in marriage to Martha Serbus at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bechyn, MN.  

He had a great passion for farming and farmed north of Springfield for 69 years and raised their eight children there.  For 17 years, the couple traveled to Sun City West, AZ for the winter.  He enjoyed playing cards, visiting, and family gatherings. 

Eugene was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church and served on the building committee and was a member of Knights of Columbus. 

He is survived by his wife Martha of 69 years; children - Joyce (Gary) Barden, Shirley (Ron) Welter, Dennis (Chris) Tauer, Don (Cathy) Tauer, James (Jackie) Tauer, Joan (Roland) Engel, Sandy (Rick) Ellis, and Nancy (Jon) Molin; 23 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and a brother Jerome Tauer.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, brother, and 1 grandchild Eric.

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